Press Releases

Monthly press releases about what's going on with Heifer projects and programs.

Jo Luck, Heifer’s President, appointed by Obama to serve on board for International Food and Agricultural Development

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 25, 2011) – Jo Luck, President of Heifer International, was appointed recently by President Barack Obama to serve on the U.S. Agency for International Development's Board for International Food and Agricultural

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Student's 'moo'-ving video wins Heifer International contest

Kindergarten's 'Why give a Heifer this holiday season?' film named runner-upLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Feb. 7, 2011) – With "lights, camera, action!" skills, Nicole Bleuel, of Stamford, Conn., answered the question, "Why give a Heifer this holiday

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A Generous Nature

Kai Sutter, a first grader from Fruitville elementary in Sarasota, Fla. reminds us all of the power of giving.  He promised his mother if she paid for a raffle ticket he would donate half of his winnings to charity. He won the raffle and kept

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Copy of A Generous Nature

Kai Sutter, a first grader from Fruitville elementary in Sarasota, Fla. reminds us all of the power of giving.  He promised his mother if she paid for a raffle ticket he would donate half of his winnings to charity. He won the raffle and kept

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Get a Jump on 2011 Taxes by Donating to Heifer International

LITTLE ROCK, Ark, (April 18, 2011) – Today is Tax Day and millions of Americans are filing their returns and reviewing their deductions from the past year.  Today is also an opportunity to plan for important tax deductions that will be

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Heifer honored for its family friendliness

Heifer honored for its family friendlinessHunger-fighting agency wins Arkansas work-life balance honorable mentionLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (May 9, 2011) – Heifer International received an honorable mention in the 2011 Arkansas Governor’s

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For poor households in Rwanda, one cow makes a difference

Permission, Huffington Post and the Nourishing the Planet blog http://blogs.worldwatch.org/nourishingtheplanet/By Jim Devries, Executive Vice-President of Programs for Heifer International based in Little Rock, Arkansas and Danielle Nierenberg,

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Heifer project in Zambia wins Best Practice Award

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International’s Miyoba Women’s Draft Cattle Project in Zambia has been selected for a Best Practice Award by InterAction, a coalition of humanitarian organizations providing disaster relief, refugee

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Heifer providing animals, support to Haiti project families

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (June 18, 2010)—In the months since the January earthquake in Haiti, Heifer International staff—in country and headquarters—have been supporting ongoing recovery efforts and planning for the long-term work to help

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Heifer headquarters, Heifer Village to mark Earth Hour

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Heifer International will join hundreds of millions of people, organizations, corporations and governments around the world Saturday, March 27, in a demonstration of concern about climate change by going dark—turning

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